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Will My Eyes Ever Go Back to Normal After Graves' Disease?

Graves' disease is an immune system disorder that can cause severe redness and bulging of the eyes. Here’s what to expect after treatment....

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Eyelid Twitching

Learn about eye twitching, its causes, treatments. Find out when eye twitching is harmless and when you should seek medical attention. Eyelid...

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Pars Plana Vitrectomy: Overview

Pars plana vitrectomy is an eye surgery used to treat a variety of problems that affect the back of the eye. Pars plana vitrectomy is a type of eye...

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What Is Coats Disease?

Coats disease, which involves leaky abnormal retinal blood vessels, usually affects young boys. It can often lead to partial vision loss in one eye....

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What Is Ophthalmoscopy?

Ophthalmoscopy, also called fundoscopy or a fundoscopic exam, is an exam that studies the back of the eye to check for conditions such as glaucoma....

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What Is Morning Glory Syndrome?

Morning glory syndrome is a relatively rare birth defect that affects vision. Morning glory syndrome is a birth defect that affects the optic nerve...

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Tyrvaya (Varenicline) - Nasal

What Is Tyrvaya? Tyrvaya (varenicline) is a prescription nasal spray used to treat the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease in adults. It...

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Eyeglasses Lenses: Types, Features, Replacement

Find out which lenses, which can be made from several different materials, are best for your next pair of frames. Eyeglass lens material doesn't...

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Orbital Cellulitis: Overview and More

Orbital cellulitis is an an infection of the tissues around the eyeball and is usually caused by an infection that spreads from the sinuses, teeth,...

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What Is Proliferative Sickle Cell Retinopathy?

Proliferative sickle cell retinopathy is caused by sickle cell disease and leads to the growth of abnormal blood vessels in the eye. Proliferative...

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What Is Macular Pucker?

Macular pucker is an extra layer of tissue covering the retina center. Find out more about the symptoms and treatment of it. Macular pucker is an...

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Should You Use Acupuncture to Treat Dry Eye?

Acupuncture is an alternative method of dry eye treatment. But does this natural remedy rooted in traditional Chinese medicine work? Here’s what...

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Dry Eye (Keratitis Sicca)

Symptoms of dry eye can include gritty or burning sensation, blurriness, tired eyes, heaviness, and trouble wearing contact lenses for long periods....

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Eye Pain

Learn about eye pain, what may be causing it, including corneal abrasion, a stye, pink eye, tear duct infection, or dry eye, and related treatments....

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Eye Floaters

Symptoms of eye floaters can include specks, cobwebs and other strands that drift across your vision. Learn what causes these and how to treat them....

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Cequa (Cyclosporine 0.09%) - Ophthalmic

What Is Cequa? Cequa (cyclosporine 0.09%) is a treatment option for keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eyes).As a calcineurin inhibitor,...

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Ptosis: Drooping Eyelid

Learn about the symptoms of ptosis, such as drooping upper lid, head tilting, eye tiredness, blurry vision, trouble blinking, and more. With ptosis,...

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Red Eye

Learn about conditions associated with red eyes, why these cause redness, what tests can help get to the root, and how to combat red eyes. Red eyes...

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When to Have a Gonioscopy Eye Exam

A gonioscopy is an eye exam performed to view the anterior chamber of the eye, often to detect glaucoma. Here’s what to expect before you go....

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How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under the Eyes

Dark circles under the eyes can be caused by fatigue, allergies, or genetics. Here’s how to get rid of them. Dark circles under the eyes are a...

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Conditions Treated With Laser Photocoagulation

Laser photocoagulation is an outpatient procedure that seals or destroys leakage in the eye. Learn who is eligible and how to prepare for recovery....

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What Is Buphthalmos?

Buphthalmos is the enlargement of the eye at birth or soon after due to raised pressure that causes the pliable tissues to grow. Buphthalmos is an...

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What’s Causing My Burning Eyes and Headache?

There are many reasons why you might be experiencing burning eyes and headache. From allergies to meningitis, symptoms and treatment range in...

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What Is an Ophthalmic Viscosurgical Device?

An ophthalmic viscosurgical device is a compound used during cataract surgery to keep the eye safer and improve surgical results. An ophthalmic...

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Ophthalmoplegic Migraine/RPON: Overview and More

Ophthalmoplegic migraine (RPON) is not a migraine but a rare condition causing a headache and palsy of one or more ocular cranial nerves....

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What Is Leukocoria?

Leukocoria is a white or otherwise discolored pupil that can be caused by retinal abnormalities, lens issues, congenital problems, infection, and...

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What Is an Electroretinogram?

An electroretinogram can tell how the light-sensitive retina is functioning. Learn how to prepare and what to expect from the test. An...

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What Are Visually Evoked Potentials?

Visually evoke potentials involve electrical signals of the body's visual system. Testing can help ensure that any optical nerve damage is found...

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